Brandon Hansen is like Ronald McDonald. Not in the sense that they both have red hair and can be funny at times; no, they have something else in common. Americans were once shown a picture of then-president Bill Clinton, and a picture of Ronald McDonald.
You know him as Dwight Schrute, the quirky dork with a serious side that no one else on “The Office” takes seriously. On Aug. 1, you will know him as Robert “Fish” Fishman, the former drummer of an ’80s heavy metal band who gets a second chance at fame through his nephew’s high school rock band.
It was the ideal day for a concert in the Pacific Northwest. The sun was shining and the temperature hovered around 73 degrees as pasty white kids slathered sunscreen on each other and asked, “Did you bring the brownies?” Ah yes, I had arrived at Sasquatch! 2008, and I could tell it was going to be a momentous weekend.
Tegan and Sara discovered that The Cure for those warm weather Hives that The New Pornographers had was M.I.A. Anyone who enjoys music half as much as me will know the meaning of that little riddle. Memorial Day weekend is called the “unofficial start of summer” but in other circles it signals the biggest indie rock concert of the year.
Spying. Undercover surveillance. Tailing people. This is the life EWU senior John Taylor led over summer break. While many students spent the summer floating the Spokane River and holding down a part-time job, Taylor was gathering data for the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries to track down people who were falsely claiming injuries.